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Invariable vs. Variable

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  • Invariable (adjective)

    Not variable; unalterable; uniform; always having the same value.

  • Invariable (adjective)

    Constant.

  • Invariable (adjective)

    That cannot undergo inflection, conjugation or declension.

    "The French adjective marron (brown) is invariable: it does not take the usual s in the plural."

  • Invariable (noun)

    Something that does not vary; a constant.

  • Variable (adjective)

    Able to vary.

    "variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity"

  • Variable (adjective)

    Likely to vary.

  • Variable (adjective)

    Marked by diversity or difference.

  • Variable (adjective)

    Having no fixed quantitative value.

  • Variable (adjective)

    Tending to deviate from a normal or recognized type.

  • Variable (noun)

    Something that is variable.

  • Variable (noun)

    Something whose value may be dictated or discovered.

    "There are several variables to consider here."

  • Variable (noun)

    A quantity that may assume any one of a set of values.

  • Variable (noun)

    A symbol representing a variable.

  • Variable (noun)

    A named memory location in which a program can store intermediate results and from which it can read them.

  • Variable (noun)

    A variable star.

  • Variable (noun)

    A shifting wind, or one that varies in force.

  • Variable (noun)

    Those parts of the sea where a steady wind is not expected, especially the parts between the trade-wind belts.

Wiktionary
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  • Invariable (adjective)

    Not given to variation or change; unalterable; unchangeable; always uniform.

  • Invariable (noun)

    An invariable quantity; a constant.

  • Variable (adjective)

    Having the capacity of varying or changing; capable of alternation in any manner; changeable; as, variable winds or seasons; a variable quantity.

  • Variable (adjective)

    Liable to vary; too susceptible of change; mutable; fickle; unsteady; inconstant; as, the affections of men are variable; passions are variable.

  • Variable (noun)

    That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change.

  • Variable (noun)

    A quantity which may increase or decrease; a quantity which admits of an infinite number of values in the same expression; a variable quantity; as, in the equation x2 - y2 = R2, x and y are variables.

  • Variable (noun)

    A shifting wind, or one that varies in force.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Invariable (adjective)

    not liable to or capable of change;

    "an invariable temperature"

    "an invariable rule"

    "his invariable courtesy"

  • Variable (noun)

    something that is likely to vary; something that is subject to variation;

    "the weather is one variable to be considered"

  • Variable (noun)

    a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

  • Variable (noun)

    a star that varies noticeably in brightness

  • Variable (noun)

    a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

  • Variable (adjective)

    liable to or capable of change;

    "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"

    "variable winds"

    "variable expenses"

  • Variable (adjective)

    marked by diversity or difference;

    "the varying angles of roof slope"

    "nature is infinitely variable"

  • Variable (adjective)

    (used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied;

    "a variable capacitor"

    "variable filters in front of the mercury xenon lights"

Princeton's WordNet
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